The city operations department
serves a liaison between the LMCCC and city agencies.
The director is responsible for coordinating the various
municipal services as related to construction projects,
ensuring that city agencies are able to provide a high
level of service to the Lower Manhattan community during
reconstruction. The department also facilitates city
agency review of the various construction projects to
ensure that projects proceed on schedule.
Located at the Command Center, the director of city
operations coordinates with high-level personnel from
the offices of key participants in the rebuilding process,
including the NYC Department of Transportation, the
NYC Department of Design and Construction, the NYC Economic
Development Corporation, the NYC Department of Sanitation,
the NYC Police Department, the NYC Fire Department,
the NYC Department of Buildings, the NYC Department
of Environmental Protection, the NYC Department of Information
Technology and Telecommunications, the NYC Office of
Emergency Management, the NYC Department of Parks and
Recreation, and others.
The director oversees the day-to-day management and coordination of the city personnel located in the Command Center, who are engaged in traffic management and enforcement, environmental enforcement, and permit conditions enforcement.
In addition, the director is responsible for developing and facilitating the approval of coordinated logistics plans and facilities for Lower Manhattan, such as central labor mobilization and transport facilities, potential concrete batching plants, and material and equipment staging facilities.